California Association for Nurse Practitioners


The Voice for NPs in California

CANP helps thousands of nurse practitioners speak as one, providing a collective voice in the State Capitol. We are the only association in California solely dedicated to protecting your practice. We champion legislative action that expands the development and continuance of the role of the nurse practitioners.  Click the image at right to view a short video about the benefits of full practice authority for nurse practitioners, produced by General Electric.

Grassroots Resource Center

Access tools and information to help support member outreach and relationship-building.

Legislative News and Information

Find out the latest buzz.

Legislative Advocate

Meet CANP’s highly experienced advocate in the Capitol.

Legislative Process Overview

Refresh your knowledge of how a bill becomes a law.

Bill Review and Analysis Process

See how CANP determines its position on pending legislation.

Bill Tracker

Follow the progress of pending legislation.

Lobby Day

Add your voice to those speaking on behalf of NPs.

NP Advocate of the Year

Honoring contributions in the legislative, policy and and regulatory realms.

Political Action Committee

Help support candidates who support you.